As Americans gleefully melt down statues of Confederate leaders, they may soon discover that iconoclasm is no road to civic peace

A Cambridge college tried to remove his memorial plaque and the Church branded him a “slave trader” but, in fact, this royal retainer was a philanthropist

Some of those connected with the slave trade by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography have only the most tenuous of associations

Investigating the slave-owners of the Sahara, where more than 100,000 people were born into inherited captivity

If abolition was capitalist propaganda, what of corporate involvement in social justice?

Why the statue-smashers can’t tolerate civil society

Slavery should be reinstated so that it can be abolished by a queer woman of colour

Goldsmiths University wants to topple the men who saved England

Are re-enactments of the Underground Railroad culturally insensitive — or a tool to help America understand its history?

Clandon Park remains a shell after it was gutted by fire six years ago. Now the National Trust is telling a one-sided story about its past